Six Cleveland police officers involved in a 2012 shooting that killed two unarmed black people will be fired, with six more facing suspensions.
Adding to the sting, recent data shows serious racial disparities in stun gun usage by Connecticut police officers.
A Virginia high school student is challenging his school’s restroom policy as discriminatory, and a US Court of Appeals will hear arguments for his lawsuit Wednesday.
A traffic stop involving members of the militia occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge turned violent Tuesday, leading to one man's death and the arrest of several others including the group's leader Ammon Bundy.
The hearing marks the first time a federal appeals court will consider how local councils conduct prayers since the US Supreme Court in 2014 upheld the practice of an upstate New York town’s officials of invoking Christian references during thier meetings.
David Daleiden, director of the Center for Medical Progress, and Sandra Merritt, one of Mr. Daleiden’s employees face a felony charge of tampering with a government record – a charge that carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.
On the same day the US Supreme Court declared life sentences for juvenile offenders unconstitutional, President Obama banned solitary confinement of young inmates in federal prisons.
On average, only about one in 1,000 inmates escape. But when they do, investigators often look to inside help or complacent prison cultures.
An Associated Press investigation uncovers a system that allows for the abuse of migrant children in sponsors’ homes. The report raises the question of how the US will handle the arrival of yet another wave of underage refugees.
Though felony assaults on the subway are up, overall crime is really low, considering that ridership has skyrocketed in the last 20 years.